Browsing the "Finance" Tag

Hong Kong Stock Exchange: Existing Laws Should Apply to Blockchain

| Yogita Khatri

A Hong Kong Stock Exchange research report proposes that blockchain-based financial activities should be governed under existing regulations.

Gemalto Taps R3 Tech for Blockchain Identity Pilot

| Daniel Palmer

Digital security firm Gemalto is teaming up blockchain startup R3 to pilot a new platform aimed to bring digital identities closer to the mainstream.

World Bank’s Blockchain Bond Experiment Raises $81 Million

| Nikhilesh De

The World Bank's blockchain bond raised $110 million AUD, and is based on a private ethereum network.

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The World Bank Is About to Settle a Blockchain Bond Worth $73 Million

| Wolfie Zhao

The World Bank is expected to settle its first blockchain-based bond worth $73 Million at the end of this month.

Blockchain Firm to Raise $24 Billion for Electric Bus Upgrades in China

| Muyao Shen

A blockchain and AI technology firm has scored a major deal to help provide the financing as China upgrades its buses to run on electricity.

The CFA Exam Is Getting a Crypto Section Next Year

| Christine Kim

The Chartered Financial Analyst Program Exams are about to add topics on cryptocurrencies as examinable material for candidates in August 2019.

Japan’s Finance Minister Balks at Changing Crypto Tax Rules

| Muyao Shen

Japan's top financial official is cautious about the idea of his nation changing how it taxes gains from cryptocurrencies.

Florida Is Creating Its Own Crypto Czar

| Muyao Shen

Florida's chief financial officer has created a new "crypto czar" to oversee regulation of the cryptocurrency and ICO space.

Spain’s Securities Market Watchdog Completes Blockchain Test

| Muyao Shen

A pilot test was successfully conducted for a Spanish-backed blockchain project to increase the efficiency of registering issuances.

CFO Boost? EY Predicts Blockchain Could Change C-Suite Role

| Annaliese Milano

"Big four" professional services firm EY says that blockchain could transform its finance operations and redefine the role of chief financial officer.